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Segmenting the motivation of travelers using the push and pull framework remains ubiquitous in tourism. This study segments the girlfriend getaway (GGA) market on motivation (push) and accommodation (pull) attributes and identifies relationships between these factors. Using a relatively novel...

Author(s)
Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Prayag, G.; Disegna, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 5, pp 774-792
Abstract

Therapeutic use of spring waters has a recorded history dating back to at least 1550 BC and includes both bathing in and drinking such waters for their healing properties. In Australia and New Zealand the use of therapeutic spring waters is a much more recent phenomenon, becoming a source of health ...

Author(s)
Stanhope, J.; Weinstein, P.; Cook, A.
Publisher
IWA Publishing, Colchester, UK
Citation
Journal of Water and Health, 2018, 16, 1, pp 1-13
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Cover for Pilgrimages of transformation and reconciliation: Ma¯ori and Pa¯keha¯ walking together in Aotearoa New Zealand.

This chapter discusses the role pilgrimages play in promoting understanding and unity between the two founding peoples of Aotearoa (New Zealand): Ma¯ori (Indigenous) and Pa¯keha¯ (European). It also discusses how the pilgrimage experiences of New Zealanders continue to bring them into contact with...

Author(s)
Hornblow, J.; Boyack, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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The paper explores the characteristics of indigenous Ma¯ori female entrepreneurs and identifies the factors that curtailed their entrepreneurial success within the tourism industry in New Zealand. All respondents stated that their indigenous background was a primary factor of being underprivileged, ...

Author(s)
Zapalska, A.; Brozik, D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2017, 65, 2, pp 156-172
Abstract

Background. Travellers' diarrhoea (TD) is a common problem, affecting millions of tourists each year and creating a large economic burden. Risk factors for TD are known and guidelines exist to assist practitioners in advising travellers on how to prevent and treat TD. However, data are lacking...

Author(s)
McGrath, C. M.; Leder, K.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 2, pp taw085
Abstract

Background: Although active school travel (AST) is important for increasing moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), it is unclear how AST is related to context-specific physical activity and non-school travel. This study investigated how school travel is related to physical activity and...

Author(s)
Stewart, T.; Duncan, S.; Schipperijn, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Health and Place, 2017, 43, pp 25-32
Abstract

Five contributions make up this third and final part of a special issue which captures the diversity of family life and leisure. They encompass active leisure during pregnancy, the leisure of young people with disabilities, children's tourism experiences, conference family travel without children,...

Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2016, 19, 4, pp 381-478
Abstract

Leisure Matters: The State and Future of Leisure Studies updates and expands Jackson and Burton's Mapping the Past, Charting the Future (1989) and Leisure Studies: Prospects for the Twenty-First Century (1999). The need to do so was driven by the significant new developments in the leisure studies...

Author(s)
Walker, G. J.; Scott, D.; Stodolska, M.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Leisure matters: the state and future of leisure studies, 2016, pp 400 pp.
Abstract

Background: Rabies is an invariably fatal zoonotic viral disease. New Zealanders going abroad are largely unaware of the risk of contracting the disease. Prevention is the key to controlling the spread of this disease. Methods: Data from 363 individuals presenting to New Zealand travel health...

Author(s)
Shaw, M. T. M.; Visser, J.; Edwards, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2015, 22, 1, pp 31-38
Abstract

The focus on individuals in tourism research has led to limited and fragmented research on family groups and their leisure experiences away from home. This article extends conceptual and theoretical understandings within family tourism research by offering a three-dimensional framework inclusive of ...

Author(s)
Schänzel, H. A.; Smith, K. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2014, 36, 2, pp 126-143

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